George Jenkins Jr.
Class of 1940
Branch of service U S Army
Entered the Service 3/6/1943
Died: 11/3/1944 KIA
Buried at: Antietam National Cementery, Sharpsburg, MD
The News, November 18, 1944
PVT. GEORGE D. JENKINS, JR., SON OF Mr. And Mrs. George D.
Jenkins, of Pleasantville, Md., formerly of Brunswick, was killed in
action in France November 3, the War Department has notified the
Pvt. Jenkins had been in the armed services for 19 months and
overseas since September of this year. He was an infantryman.
He is survived by his parents and two brothers, Donald and Richard
Jenkins, both at home.
The News, December 28, 1948
The remains of Pvt. George Dewey Jenkins, Jr., who was killed in
action in Reichicort, France on November 3, 1944, will arrive at the
home of his parents in Pleasantville, Washington county, this
afternoon. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon from
the late home at 1 o'clock. Burial will be made in Antietam National
Cemetery at Sharpsburg. () Frank Shrader and Steadman Keenan Post,
American Legion of Brunswick.
A son of George D. and Genevieve Peacher Jenkins, he was a former
resident of Brunswick and was aged 20 years., 10 months and 17 days
at the time of his death. He graduated from Brunswick High School in
the class of 1940 and before military service was assistant manager
of the J. J. Newberry store in Brunswick.
Surviving are his parents and two brothers, Donald, of Long Beach,
N. Y., and Richard Jenkins, at home.